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Ora Sawyers

AR Market: Jason Galligan-Baldwin, through Feb. 26, “Safety Procedures,” explores the disquiet of living within a culture that “has no distinct culture of its own,” “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Espresso Bueno: Amy Burns & Keilani Lime, Feb. 16-March 30, illustration, cartoons and large-format mixed-media paintings, plus collaborative comic, “No Spoons for You,” about living with chronic illness, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Studio Place Arts: “Face It!” through March 5, diverse flock of faces by more than 30 artists, main floor gallery; “What Machines Told Me,” Ned Richardson’s artwork uses digital techniques to interpret the living forest connections around his home, second floor gallery; “Call and Response,” the Photographers Workroom and social isolation, third floor gallery; Sonya Sagan-Dworsky: “Discarded: Daily Views of Trash,” Quick Change Gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802 479-7069, Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment. Art Social, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19 (masks required).

Brandon Artists Guild: Student Art Show, through Feb. 27, brought to you by students in Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union K-12 schools, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Natalie Frank: Painting with Paper,” through Feb. 13, portraits of imagined female figures, each accompanied by an animal; “William Ransom: Keep Up/Hold Up,” through March 5, sculptural installation reflects the artist’s experiences as a Black man in America; “B. Lynch: Pull Back the Curtain,” through Feb. 13, multimedia installation examines the corrosive effect of income disparity on society; “Michael Abrams: Arcadia Rediscovered,” through March 5, immersive painting installation revisits 19th-century Arcadian landscape painting; “Evolving Traditions,” through Feb. 13, pieces from the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers; “Inspired by the Past,” through March 5, showcasing Vermont Glass Guild members, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124,

BCA Center: Eric Aho, Feb. 18-June 5, “Headwater,” paintings that feature captivating scenes of the natural world; Sarah Trad, Feb. 18-June 5, “What Still Remains,” Lebanese-American artist explores complex themes of personal and cultural identity through film-based media and textiles, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551,

UVM Fleming Museum: “Unpacked: Refugee Baggage,” through May 1, multi-media installation by Syrian-born artist and architect Mohamad Hafez and Iraqi-born writer and speaker Ahmed Badr; Dark Goddess: An Exploration of the Sacred Feminine,” through May 1, Shanta Lee Gander’s photo series is a mix of ethnography and cultural anthropology; Storytelling Salon: “Reckonings” (new), through May 6, museum’s staff and student interns to reflect on the past months of 2020 by engaging with objects from the collection, 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802-656-0750, Admission is free.

The Hyde Collection: “Robert Blackburn & Modern American Painting,” through April 24; “Georgia O’Keefe: Pattern of Leaves,” through May 16, Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761,

Museum of Everyday Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, through May 22, celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of lists and notes, and explore their myriad creative, professional, bureaucratic, institutional, domestic, and personal uses throughout the ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16), Glover,

Highland Center: Open Air Gallery, Ski & Snowshoe Trail, through March 27, Two miles for all ages, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000,

Hood Museum of Art: “Unbroken: Native American: Ceramics, Sculpture and Design,” through April 30, from the permanent collection; “This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World,” through July 23, artistic responses to the natural world by American artists; “Southern Gothic,” through Feb. 26, explores the complex and often macabre world of the Southeastern U.S.; “Thornton Dial: The Tiger Cat,” through Feb. 27, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, New Hampshire, 603-646-1110,

AVA Gallery: “Stick with Love, a Group Exhibition honoring Martin Luther King Jr., and Love,” through Feb. 18; 14th Annual High School Exhibition, through Feb. 25, works by regional high school students who have been nominated by their art teachers, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117,

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape,” through Feb. 27, Utagawa Hiroshige’s (1797-1858) Japanese woodblock prints depicting how the political climate during 19th century Japan influenced its art, Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum; “The World Between the Block and the Paper,” through March 27, organized in partnership with The Mokuhanga Sisters, a print collective, Yester House, Yester House, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405,

Middlebury College Museum of Art: Closed until further notice, but open virtually, 802-443-5007,

Susan Calza Gallery: Susan Calza,“A Vacant Chair,” through March 13, installation is a personal reflection on homelessness as a state of mind or a state of being, 38 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, Hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by appointment. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday; or by appointment.

The Front Gallery: Show 47, through February, a welcoming, eclectic show of paintings, prints and mixed media, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours (limited occupancy): 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library: Nancy Smith, February, portraits, Kitzmiller Room, 35 Main St., Montpelier, 802-223-3338,

North Branch Nature Center: Staff art exhibit, through March 31, connect with nature through the arts, from photography and painting to woodcarving and wire sculpting, Gallery, 713 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-6206,

Vermont State House: “I Am Vermont Too,” February, candid photographic insights into the lives of BIPOC Vermonters, Cafeteria, State Street, Montpelier, 802-828-0749, Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

T.W. Wood Gallery: Sabrina Fadial, through March 18, “Corporeal Discretion,” sculptural work by Vermont artist; Gayleen Aiken, through March 18, “A Life of Art,” paintings by legendary Bennington folk artist; “Art of Thomas Waterman Wood,” ongoing; “Works Progress Administration Artwork,” ongoing, 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, or by appointment.

Chandler Gallery: “Voices of Home,” through March 19, exploring the experiences of Vermonters living in affordable housing through audio recordings and painted portraits, with Vermont Folklife Center, Chandler Center for the Arts, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878,

Chaffee Art Center: Black History Month, through Feb. 25, installation by African-American artists; “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” through Feb. 25, solo shows by photographers Lowell Snowden Klock and fine artist Heather Wilson, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Dianne Taylor Moore, through Feb. 26, “Let Us Fly Away (to vibrant painted lines),” pastels of the natural world, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158,

The Vault: Louis Scott, through March 30, “Women and Animals,” a parallel history diorama, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111,

The Current: Catherine Opie, through April 9, photographs curated by Rachel Moore, (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 90 Pond Street, Stowe, 802-253-8358,

Tunbridge Public Library: Michael Sacca, through March 19, “In the Surf,” photographs by Tunbridge artist, 289 Route 110, Tunbridge, 802-889-9404. Opening reception, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 (date changed because of COVID).

Parker Pie Gallery: Ben Barnes,” through March 25, Recent paintings: scenes of small towns, local landscapes and retired tractors and cars, Parker Pie Gallery, 161 County Road, West Glover, 802-525-3366,

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